Developing an end-to-end Windows Store app using JavaScript: Hilo (Windows) is a tutorial that leads you through the process of creating a Windows 8 app using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, the Windows Runtime, and modern development patterns.

Here's what you'll learn:

  • How to use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the Windows Runtime to create a world-ready app for the global market. The Hilo  source code includes support for three languages.
  • How to implement tiles, pages, controls, touch, navigation, file system queries, suspend/resume.
  • How to implement the Model-View-Presenter  and query builder patterns.
  • How to test your app and tune its performance.